In 1969, President Richard Nixon created the Task Force on Women's Rights and Responsibilities that marked the beginning of a successful initiative to recruit and train women for upper-level governmental positions.Preserving the memories and reflections of these women on their careers in government service, along with those of the …
A growing collection of over 60,000 images documenting the history of painting, sculpture, architecture, and other visual arts from prehistoric times to the present. Includes images from the VRC's image collection as well as professional …
Located in the John M. Lilley Library, the Penn State Behrend Archives consists of three distinct collections. The Hammermill Paper Company Collection is comprised of a variety of documents, photographs, and other materials reflecting the history of the company from its origins in 1898. The Behrend Family Collection reveals the history …
The Thomas W. Benson Political Protest Digital Collection is a unique educational and scholarly resource documenting and exploring themes associated with the student anti-war movement and campus unrest in America during the late 1960s and early 1970s. Consisting of 75 iconic political protest posters and accompanying memorabilia—the …
The University Libraries' Digital Collections, close to 100 in all, cover a wide range of subject areas, including agriculture, the Civil War era, geology and geography of Pennsylvania, labor history, Pennsylvania history, Penn State history, and political protest. Many of these collections were digitized from holdings in the Special Collections Library.